• Food
    LA LLAR DEL CHEF

    As we made our way to our dinner on a warm and sultry evening, we could hear brass band music coming from the square opposite. It was a lovely sight but we couldn’t stay long to watch as our table at ‘La Llar del Chef’ awaited us near the Torres de Quart. It has an […]

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    TAJ MAHAL INDIAN & PAKISTANI RESTAURANT

    TAJ MAHAL INDIAN & PAKISTANI RESTAURANT When we first arrived on these shores some 19 years ago, it was hard to find restaurants serving international cuisine and there were just a couple of Indian restaurants. One of them was ‘Taj Mahal’, which is still going strong and has just recently been completely revamped. Established in […]

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    La Pilareta

    A few years ago we were living in the very centre of the city in a huge flat with great views across the city. As a consequence, we were suddenly more popular as a stop-off destination. We had many a fun weekend with visitors glued to the view and the events happening way below them […]

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    TASCA EMBRUJO DEL CARMEN

    SPANISH RESTAURANT: TASCA EMBRUJO DEL CARMEN Set on a quiet side street of the historic centre, ‘Tasca Embrujo del Carmen’ is a cosy and very welcoming Andalusian & Spanish restaurant. Throughout the year, you can enjoy dining on their flamenco-style terraza with the cathedral forming part of the rather sensual backdrop. Members of the ’24/7 […]

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    Summer Drinking: Valencia White Wines & 2 New GINS!

    This month VÍ Vid recommend a selection of Valencian white wines and a pair of new Valencian gins. Bodega ‘Vinya Nature’ is from Les Useres and produces some excellent wines and a cava. The ‘Baranc de l´ Infern’ white is 60% Chardonnay and 40% Macabeo and has had no oak ageing. Pale lemon, clean and […]

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    Clectic Open Kitchen

    Open every day, the ‘24/7 Valencia’ team have lunched & dined out at ‘Clectic’ on numerous occasions over the years. It’s a really relaxing place to enjoy your food and drink and the restaurant really does live up to its name, providing a truly eclectic choice of tasty dishes from around the world. This is […]

  • Art
    New in Valencia and Hot Off The Plane

    The Valencía Way New country, new life, healthy living, new resolutions! Get fit, eat vegetables and salad all the time and maybe drink a little bit of red wine. That’s the plan and it was going very well until we arrived. This place has just tooo many distractions. Valencia, famed for its nightlife just sucks […]

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    ALL HAIL THE KALE SALAD!

    FOOD ALL HAIL THE KALE SALAD! By Helen Westwater From the kitsch pinky prawn and avocado cocktail of the 70s, to the militant 80s pasta, brocolli tuna mix…or the 90s high-flying yuppie, tricolor mozarella, tomato, avocado, balsamic. As much as music and art, great salads also can encapsulate the aspirations and imagery of a decade. […]

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    VALENCIA WINES FROM THE ALICANTE REGION

    DO Alicante shows its new wines in Dénia Each year the ‘Denominaciones de Origen’, (DO’s) show their wines during the Summer and June is the chosen month. Alicante have their ‘Winecanting’ Festival on 5 June (public admitted) to be held in MARQ; DO Valencia hold theirs under the Opera House on 12 June (entry by […]

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    FREE SPANISH TORTILLA

    FOOD: VEGAN & WHEAT-FREE SPANISH TORTILLA By Helen Westwater There’s an expression in Spanish ‘como agua en mayo’, for something that comes as a happy relief, be it water to soak dry fields, money or for me an exciting new recipe, ‘Vegan tortilla!’ As regulars to La Ola Fresca will know, it has become my […]

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